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Ankle Injuries in Sports

Ankle Injuries in Sports Ankle injuries in sports are among the most common. This is due to the fact, that no matter the sport itself, the ankles are usually heavily relied on for performance. In fact, if you stop to think about it, ankle injuries in sports are so common because there are few sports…

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What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist? What is a Podiatrist? And, how do these medical professionals differ from general practitioners or MDs? Well, podiatrists are specialists in feet and ankle conditions and issues. Put another way, a podiatrist is a medical professional who diagnoses and also treats the feet, the ankles, as well as related areas, such…

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Diseases Of The Foot

Diseases Of The Foot There are a whole host of diseases of the foot. Actually, there are so many, it’s difficult to list them all (and even more so, to explain what they are and what they mean). When we think of foot diseases, most people think about things like broken bones, ingrown toenails, and…

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

What is Plantar Fasciitis? How do you know if you have plantar fasciitis? Well, it’s best to start with the symptoms of the condition and then we can move onto self-diagnosis. So, let’s take a look at what plantar fasciitis is and how to know if it’s a condition in your feet. What is Plantar…

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Foot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift

oot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift The posture and alignment of the feet, heels, and ankles are quite important to maintaining optimum foot health. In order to walk and run in a healthy, efficient manner, the muscles in our lower legs and feet all need to be working properly. Stiffness or weakness in…

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Daily Foot Care Routine

Daily Foot Care Routine A good, daily foot care routine will do wonders for not only your feet but the rest of your body. Our main way of ambulating from one room to the next, around grocery stores, and to and from place to place, our feet take a real beating every single day. Over…

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Simple Ways To Shed A Few Pounds

Simple Ways To Shed A Few Pounds Weight loss surgery has proven to be effective for long-term weight loss. To qualify as a candidate for bariatric surgery, it’s necessary to be 100+ pounds over the suggested healthy weight for the individual’s body type. Many patients have to pay for it themselves, although some patients will…

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Common Foot Problems

Common Foot Problems The most common foot problems are usually treatable without surgery. Often, foot issues only need a bit of non-surgical treatments and rest in order to fix them. However, there are instances where surgery is the only real option. But, it’s best to know what the most common foot problems are so you…

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Why the Right Shoe Fit is so Important

Why the Right Shoe Fit is so Important The right shoe fit is very important and for more than one reason alone. Sure, comfort is king and at the very top of the list. But, there are other reasons you should always choose the right pair of shoes, regardless of type and use. So, let’s…

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How To Succeed At Losing Weight

How To Succeed At Losing Weight When they first begin a new weight-loss regimen, the majority of folks are inspired and hopeful. Sometimes the long-term goal just seems too elusive, and the tendency is to give up too soon. What makes it possible for some to lose weight and to keep it off. They must…

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How being Overweight can Affect Your Foot and Ankle Health

How being Overweight can Affect Your Foot and Ankle Health It’s true that being overweight can affect your foot and ankle health. And, certainly in more than just one way. We all know that obesity is bad for your health. Being overweight is bad for your heart. It’s also bad for your lungs, muscles and…

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Nutrition Tips To Make You Feel Healthier

Nutrition Tips To Make You Feel Healthier Are you at the stage in your life when you would like to eat healthier but don’t know where to start? Many people just are afraid of making changes. This article will provide you with what you need to set up a sound plan for improved nutrition in…

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